Editorial: Voters should decide on Potawatomi casino (December 20, 2007)

"One of the arguments used by state officials to support relocation of the State Police headquarters to downtown Lansing is it will bring construction jobs and employment to the capital city. In that light, then, should not state officials -...

Florida AG sues to stop Seminole compact (December 20, 2007)

Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum sued the Bush administration today to stop review of the Seminole Tribe's Class III gaming compact. The compact has been sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for approval. McCollum wants the agency to wait...

South Dakota tribes to host gaming summit (December 20, 2007)

South Dakota tribes are hosting a gaming summit during the annual Lakota Nation Invitational tournament in Rapid City. The summit takes place Friday and Saturday. Speakers include National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Phil Hogen, who is Oglala Sioux; Kurt Luger...

Massachusetts lawmaker still opposed to gaming (December 20, 2007)

A top Massachusetts lawmaker isn't convinced that gaming is inevitable in the state. House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is a Democrat like Gov. Deval Patrick. But he doesn't think Patrick's plan to legalize three commercial casinos will be good for the...

Fight brews over 'Big Four' California compacts (December 20, 2007)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs on Wednesday published approval of four controversial California Class III gaming compacts. But just what that means is still being debated. Supporters say the agreements are final and valid but opponents plan to press...

NIGC to audit Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes (December 20, 2007)

The National Indian Gaming Commission is sending three auditors to Oklahoma next month to investigate the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes. The agency wants to know how the tribes spent $50 million in gaming revenues, The Oklahoman reported. Gov. Darrell Flyingman...

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